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PowerEdge is the name that Dell has given to its server product line.

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Poweredge R330 Fan Noise

I have just purchased and installed a Dell Poweredge R330 in my office and it's a little noisy for my liking. I have spent the day searching and tried lots of different things but none seem to make a ...
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Dell C1100 Front Panel Pinout [on hold]

I'm trying to test a Dell C1100 board. I haven't found any pinouts for the front panel connector. Which pins should I jump to manually turn on the board?
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shutdown -h now: FreeBSD server won't power down [closed]

I'm not a sysadmin, but got a used dell poweredge r320 anyway. A problem I've been having with it is that after issuing the shutdown -h now command in FreeBSD the system goes through the init system ...
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Windows Server 2016 installation hangs on new SSD

I hope Server Fault is the right place to ask, move to Super User if that is more appropriate. I am trying to do what I thought would be a simple upgrade of Windows Server 2012 to 2016 with a new SSD ...
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IDRAC6 express setup on dell poweredge R410

I am setting up two Dell Poweredge R410s. I have updated the BIOS to 1.14. I installed the IDRAC enterprise card for remote management. I am currently running my server on a private ip network with ...
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boot from different hard drive

I have a Dell PowerEdge R710. I had it working with a 160GB Sata solid state drive no problem. That drive was removed and a new 1 TB drive was put in. The Raid settings were changed for this new drive....
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Server 2016 Scheduled Task fails on specific hardware model with error 0x8007052e

I've got a strange problem relating to basic Windows Scheduled tasks that has baffled me for a few weeks now. These jobs fail to run on some servers, but work on others which are running on different ...
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Poweredge 730xd Replace RAID 5 disk with alternate model?

I have a Dell Poweredge R730XD with 24 x 1.2tb ST1200MM0088 (2.5, SAS 12Gbp 10K) disks in multiple raid 5 partitions. One disk has failed - I have a brand new ST1200MM0099 disk available to replace ...
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Attaching more than one Server to a Tape Library

We are running multiple Dell PowerEdge's and want to connect them to a Dell TL1000 Tape Library. For my understanding, what we need is HBA cards for each Server to get the SAS connection. I ran into ...
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Error in enbling SR-IOV with Ubuntu 18.04 on Intel ixgbe - Intel X550 - Dell R640

I'm having issues on creating VF with ubuntu 18.04. SR-IOV is enabled from BIOS, the NIC are Intel X550, I added intel_iommu=on to /etc/default/grub and also tried using modprobe.d by adding options ...
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Disable Dell BIOS prompts that block booting until acknowledged

Is there a way to disable the popups that block booting in the BIOS. Specifically for blocking and waiting for a human to acknowledge that a stick of memory has failed, a foreign disk is present, or ...
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Will exchanging a disk between two Dell Powervault MD1000s lead to data loss?

I have 2 servers, each with a Dell Powervault MD1000. I would like to take one disk from the first Powervault and relocate it to the second Powervault. When I reboot the server, enter the perc ...
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iDRAC6 failure with no iDRAC options

Our server is a Dell Poweredge R610. There is no iDRAC installed, but I understand it still has iDRAC6 Express by default. When I boot the server, it says System Services Disabled and it won't let ...
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RAID 5 Physical Disk shows Foreign status on Dell OpenManage

I have a DELL PowerEdge 2950 Server which has 6 Physical Hard Disks. First 4 HDD are configured as RAID-5, and the rest two are configured as RAID-1. From last week, third hard disk of RAID-5 shows ...
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Reset Dell IDRAC 8

I recently imported a wrong SSL Certificate onto our IDRAC, now I get the following message on any computer when trying to log onto the console. How can I delete out the custom SSL certificate or ...
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Do all Dell r520s allow for 8 drives?

I noticed there are some models that only have 4 bays available and have the other 4 protected by plastic... Picture of Dell r520 Can you still transform these into 8 bay servers? Why do some of ...
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Trouble installing Windows server 2012 r2 or 2016 on Dell power edge 720

I have tried both Windows server 2012 R2 and 2016. I have used both disc and flash drive install media. I created the flash drives and Microsoft created the disc. I keep getting a message that I need ...
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Exporting and importing Dell iDRAC 9 configurations

I would like to get configuration from Dell iDRAC 9 and save it somewhere. So that new similar hardware can be configured remotely and automatically. I was able to get some configurations via racadm....
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Virtual Media, Uploading ISO to iDRAC5 with Command Line Interface results in connection and credentials errors

We're having a problem uploading a disk image to an iDRAC5 to boot a troubled server using the Virtual Media feature. Here is the scenario: Machine 1 and Machine 2 are far away. Machine 2 is ...
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PowerEdge T20 boots to linux without POST

I have a PowerEdge T20 with Arch Linux installed. I rebooted to try to boot from a USB disk, but the system enters Gnome desktop without showing any POST screen. I have an old 17" monitor that I'm ...
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Power Supply Information

Is it possible to view power supply information of a remote Windows (2008) server? It's a Dell Poweredge R720 The physical server is in a remote location and I only have RDP access. I can't see ...
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Can a Dell T410 tower be converted to rack mounting?

I have a Dell T410 which we're moving to a new location. It would be convenient to put it in a rack. However, I can't figure out if that's possible. Based on this 2013 reply by a Dell rep in a Dell ...
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vFlash on PowerEdge R630 w/ 10-bay chassis

I have a PowerEdge R630 w/ a 10-bay chassis. I've ordered an IDSDM with dual SDcards for the primary operating system boot and root volumes. I also see an SDcard slot on the backplane. Is this the ...
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Drop-in replacement of Dell H330 controller with H730(P)

I am (slowly) upgrading some Dell servers. One of these has a H330 PERC controller which is quite slow (no cache, etc.). So I'm considering upgrading it to a H730P. It is a secondary server with two ...
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Flashing (R530 onboard) Dell PERC H730 mini to IT mode?

Can I flash the firmware of the onboard PERC H730 mini (rebranded LSI) in a Dell R530 server? Right now, I have it in pass-through mode, which works fine, but FreeBSD doesn't get any SMART data. With ...
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What would cause memory errors

We had three boxes in the span of 3 days that went down due to memory errors, two of which went down within 2 hours of each other. All the boxes showed errors like: ECC single bit correction warning ...
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Dell MD1220 Split Bus not working

I'm not at all familiar with Dell server products. We recently purchased 2 r710s to use in split mode with a MD1220. Each host runs its own H810. Cabling: Server 1: From port 0 on the H810 to the ...
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Which channel configuration is supported

I have a Dell 720xd server and a lot of these DIMMs on the shelf and would like to insert as many as possible into the server: sk hynix 8GB 1Rx4 PC3L-12800R-11-12-C2 HMT41GR7AFR4A-PB T8 AH 1347C ...
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Dell MD1220 RAID issue

This is probably going to be the stupidest question of the day, but I have to ask it because I can't seem to find an answer anywhere else. With that said: It is my understanding that EMM 0 serves ...
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Why does the Java KVM client for my Dell BMC no longer work?

After upgrading Java to version 8u171 the Java KVM client provided by my Dell BMC's web interface stopped working. The only error message is "Connection failed." I'm using the BMC on a PowerEdge ...
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What is the type of this SATA port called? (On Dell EMC R440 - 14G Server)

I would love to know what's the name of this connector so that I could stock some cables in aftermarket. The Dell Parts for connecting the MB to the 4x Drives Backplane is called "GPPHP", yet the ...
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High pitched noise on PowerEdge 1950

I have had a PowerEdge 1950 for quite a while, then all of a sudden today it started to make a high pitched tone. It wasnt a beep code, because it was solid, during this the fans also ran louder than ...
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Will any model of Seagate 1 TB Barracuda SATA Internal HDD be compatible with Dell T110 PowerEdge Compact Tower Server?

We have a Dell T110 PowerEdge Compact Tower Server. One of its internal hard disks (Model No. ST31000528AS, Seagate 1 TB Barracuda ) has developed bad sectors. We plan to replace it. In general, ...
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Boot issue with Debian Stretch 9.4 (amd64) on Dell R710

I'm hoping someone has seen this and can assist. This is more of an annoyance than a true issue. I have a Dell R710 stacked with Debian 9.4 (amd64). The physical unit has the following ...
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SSH and Telnet connectivity issues. It connects sometimes and sometimes it does not

I have come across a problem with SSH and Telnet wherein the connectivity is slow and drops multiple times. But I see that my network has no problems. When I ping a server, it gives me ttl of 127, ...
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How can I make old hardware work with new (large) drives?

Good afternoon, I picked up three Dell Poweredge 1950s and 4 SunFire X2200s from my local surplus store with the intention to finally build that cluster I've been thinking about for a few months. ...
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Dell Airflow Baffle Alternative

I've noticed that the WX081 airflow baffle in the PowerEdge 1950 III obscures two of the three internal USB ports. Does anyone know if there's an alternative which does not obscure the ports?
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Ubuntu 16.04 + DELL Chassis: Blades excluding between themselves after configuring vlan + bridge for KVM

We are configuring 2 PowerEdge 630 blade servers inside a Dell Chassis PowerEdge M1000e with 2 Force10 MXL 10/40GbE switches having an active/passive arrangement. These servers are meant to be KVM ...
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How to recover data on replaced RAID 1 virtual drive, PERC 710 controller

Today I created a new RAID 0 virtual drive using the RAID setup wizard of my lifecycle controller for my two new 4TB SAS dell hardrives. Unfortunately, I misread the warning saying that creating this ...
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Why user a server cage nut? [closed]

I got a server rack and it comes with square holes. I also got some server cage nuts & bolts. Why do you use the nuts when the server can be held in place with just the screws sitting inside the ...
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RAID5 FOREIGN DRIVE ISSUE [closed]

I have Dell PowerEdge R620 Server on which Vmware Esxi host is running but yesterday 2 HDD showing missing and foreign state. Dell powerEdge R620 Foreign configuration found on adapter. Press any ...
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2012 R2 - Dell 220 Becomes Unresponsive

We have a branch location running a MSSQL database. The server will become unresponsive on certain Tuesday nights. I've never seen anything quite like it. We monitor with PRTG and the first thing to ...
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How to access iDRAC from outside network. or through DDNS

How to access iDRAC from outside network or through DDNS. Iam using iDRAC over LAN, but how to use from outside network even from outside country. I already own Dyndns and using HG8245Q Router. Any ...
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Additional SATA power on PowerEdge T130?

I have a new PowerEdge T130 that came with two SATA drives in RAID 1 setup on a PERC ctrl. I want to add another SATA drive not connected to the PERC controller. I opened the case up and see there's ...
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Dell R710 possible to change form factor?

I can't seem to get a straight answer about this question. I recently purchased a used R710, but I misread the description for the form factor and received the 8 x 2.5" SAS configuration. I want ...
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Why are NVRAM-N DIMMs Reliant on RDIMMs within Dell PowerEdge Servers?

Hardware questions! Watching some tech reviews about the newest and bluest Dell Poweredge servers and I noticed in this link that NVDIMM's for the new Dell Poweredge 740XD servers require R-DIMM's to ...
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Freenas, all disks degraded

Yesterday i got a power issue in my datacenter, my nobreakers failed after 30min, resulting in one of the worst scenario i ever seen until now. I am running a freeNas server, using a raidz1-0. After ...
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ipmitool getsysinfo command failed

I'm trying to get the delloem_url property of a Dell PowerEdge R410 server with ipmitool, but it fails with message: getsysinfo command failed: Requested sensor, data, or record not found I recently ...
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How to add a dedicated OS SSD on PowerEdge R230 with no bays open?

I have an R230 with a PERC H730 card that I need to set-up as RAID 10 with 4 x 3.5" HDD's. I also need the OS to be separate from the RAID array - on a single SSD of some type. What's the best way ...
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PERC H700 SMART stats in Windows

Is there any way to get detailed SMART stats for the drives behind a Dell PERC H700 on Windows. OpenManage and MegaCLI can get me some info, but not the full list of SMART stats. I didn't have any ...